The Institute of Women’s Studies holds its 9th annual conference “Confronting Feminist Co-optation and Backlash: colonial legacies, imperial neoliberalism and anti-feminisms”
June 17-18, 2023

Dr. Islah Jad participates in an intervention on "Monitoring Arab Publication in the Social Sciences"
December 20, 2021

"The Experience of Political Imprisonment from the Perspective of Palestinian Women: The Convergence of Generations in the Continuation of the Struggle" 
October 23, 2021

An article by Amira Silmi “al-ʾāʿmā wālʾaraš” wāqtilāʿ al-ʾaūlīāʾ
July 7, 2021

IWS issues a statement denouncing denounces the brutal assault on colleague Lena Miari
May 29, 2021

Islah Jad participates in a webinar on popular education & the role of women
May 21, 2021
An article by Amira Silmi “Fy Ālbāḥṯ ʿn Ḥāmīlāt Ālnār”
March 13, 2021

An article in a book by Amira Silmi
January 10, 2021

Institute of Women’s Studies publishes report on masculinity, gender dynamics under occupation
January 5, 2021

Contribution to the debate on the Family Law
November 7, 2020

An article by Lena Meari & Rula Abu Duhou

June 2, 2020

Educators, sociologists criticize school education

December 2, 2019

A study day on concepts of collective identity and community empowerment

April 9, 2019

March 27-28, 2019

Islah Jad authors a book on Palestinian women’s activism


An article on revolutionary violence by Amira Silmi

December 18, 2018

An article on political Imprisonment by Rula Abu Duhou

November 28, 2018

The Institute of Women's Studies concludes a training course on gender-based violence

November 27, 2018

September 22, 2018

Lena Meari, the acting director of the Institute of Women’s Studies, participates in a conference entitled "The Latin East" at New York University

 May 8, 2018

The Institute of Women Studies organizes a lecture entitled Challenges to the Decolonization of Feminist Theory: Reflections from Indigenous Praxis in Latin America

December 9, 2017

Professor Interprets Women’s Relationship with the Law in India

November 28, 2017

An article by Rula Abu Duhou

October 28, 2017

The conclusion of an extra-curricular course

April 25, 2017

A round table on the UN resolution 1325 with Dr. Marsha Henry

March 30, 2017

A new book issued by the Institute of Women’s Studies

February 2017

An article by Rema Hammami


A workshop on the findings of the study: “Re-integration of Women Survivors of Gender-Based Violence: Core Process for Combating Violence against Women in Palestinian Society”.

December 15, 2016

A new study by Nidaa Abu Awwad

Summer, 2016

IWS receives a delegation from Dalarna University in Sweden

October 13, 2016

An article by Eileen Kuttab

March, 2016

IWS’s initiative- two signed international cooperation agreements.


A new issue of the Review of Women’s Studies

April 09, 2016

IWS seventh annual conference.          

March 29, 2016

Inauguration of the 2nd phase of an extra-curricular course on violence.

March 23, 2016

Film screening & discussion.

March 19, 2016

A workshop on the results of a gender audit study on Birzeit University as a pilot case.

March 10, 2016

IWS receives a delegation

November 11, 2015

Wrapping up an extra-curricular course “prevention, protection and empowerment of women survivors of violence”

September 09, 2015

A joint conference on the Palestinian economy

September 09, 2015

A new book is published by ZED books, edited by Lena Meari from the IWS and Maha Assaid from Cairo University and Nicola Pratt from the University of Warwick.

June 04, 2015

A workshop to discuss a study “Evaluation of compliance with the minimum wage in the northern provinces (the West Bank)”.

May 20, 2015

Film analysis workshop

May 07, 2015

Workshop on intersectionality between gender, race, class and the colonial case

April 29, 2015